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Old 03-08-2002, 02:42 PM   #26
Erik
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Originally posted by Chocolateuke There are people who are more battle tested than thouse who have fought in war or played a game to its best.
From the perspective you've presented I would certainly agree. Again, I'm coming from the point of view of putting one's skills on the line on a regular basis against the best in the world. Yes, it was a competitive and artificial realm but if doing away with the ego was a prerequisite for success explain him and a ton of other people who have achieved success in whatever endeavor they've chosen. The drive to succeed and win is clearly ego-based in my opinion.

Ego and the fear of failure can be an incredibly potent driving force for some people. It can also be a negative as it can limit you from stepping up at crunch time or being willing to engage in on open level of learning. But, and this is what I was trying to drive home and apparently failing at, it's not the absolute and easy answer so often promoted.
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Old 03-12-2002, 05:01 PM   #27
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There's nothing wrong with having an ego, is there?

I agree that there's a difference between having a healthy ego and being egotistical, but isn't it ego that makes you comb your hair in the morning? Or makes you wash that dogi ... OK, that's pushing it.

Now what about being pompous or opinionated ("it's my way or the highway")?

Jim23

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Old 03-12-2002, 10:12 PM   #28
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Ego is what motivates us to comb through a thread looking for our previous post and those that respond to it.
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